An old Mendi war shield

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An old Mendi war shield
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$ 6500.00


An old Mendi war shield. 
Fashioned from hardwood, the front surface with engraved linear abstract motif, decorated in black, white and reddish orange natural pigments.
Displaying minor old losses, the rope handle now absent. 

A pre-1940's solid example. 

Due to the size or weight of this item, please contact us directly if you are interested in purchasing it.


Mendi area, Southern Highlands, New Guinea


Height: 138 cm / Width: 45 cm